|Refer unit icing up at the suction valve.....not good!!!|
It's now time for us to leave Puntarenas. Kind of a strange place, really, with it's gritty fishing port atmosphere interspersed with a fairly minor recreational boat population. Great spot to get boat work done, though. With the large commercial fishing fleet, it's easy to find parts and technicians to help with mechanical systems and equipment. (Don't look for a sailmaker here, though!!) While here we fixed the refrigeration, welded our exhaust system, replaced the hoses on our propane system, and (hopefully) fixed the controls on a finicky diesel generator. Not bad. The people at the Costa Rica Yacht Club have been a terrific help, lending assistance whenever possible to make our stay here as pleasant as possible. Tomorrow we'll be on our way, continuing south to explore more of this interesting country.
|Typical chemical barge passing by our mooring in the estuary.....These guys run day and night.|
|The biggest outboard motors in the world, with their fuel tank sitting between them!|